Rose Marie Ticich, 84, formerly of Weirton, WV, passed away in Kingwood, TX on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 after a courageous and lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Born November 11, 1929, in Weirton, WV, she was a daughter of the late Cecelia Binkowski and William Karwinski. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Frank J. Ticich.
Rose Marie was very active at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church before coming ill. She was a greeter at the 8 a.m. mass, Eucharist Minister, choir member, Chain of Love member, and prayer chain volunteer. Her personal ministry was sending cards to family, friends, and church members. Rose Marie was also a volunteer at Weirton Medical Center where she loved to visit patients and family members.
Rose Marie is survived by her two sons, Jeffrey and David Ticich, both of Florida; two daughters, Dr. Kathleen Ticich of Florida and Mrs. Charles (Susan) Brown of Texas; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A 6 p.m. Rosary service followed by calling hours until 8 p.m. will be held Sunday at the Greco- Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St., Weirton, WV. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Father Manuel Gelido officiating. Interment will follow at Robinson's Run Cemetery in McDonald, PA.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association at www.alz.org
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